Four #GR8Finds #ThisWeek -- GAFE Guide, School Libraries, Social Media Usage Update, and Canva Design School

January 16

Notice that my finds may spill over from the previous week. Sometimes it takes a while for the news to get to me and these finds are just too good to ignore. Just so you know.  

1. Google releases new guide for educators, based on feedback it received from schools across the world.

One of the coolest things about Google is that it listens to its users.

2. School libraries shelve tradition to create new learning spaces, from The Guardian.

"What happens to school libraries when students find it more natural to turn to a computer screen than a book?"

IC: flickr

It's an extraordinary time to be a librarian!

3. Social Media Usage Update 2014

From Pew Research, via +Joyce Valenza

"The results in this report are based on the 81% of American adults who use the internet."

% of online adults who use the following social media websites, by year

When Pew Research reports findings, I listen.

4. Canva Design SchoolLesson plans for Canva, written by +Paul Hamilton+Steven Anderson+Theresa Eichholz, and +Vicki Davis.

You know how I feel about Canva and now they're providing teaching materials!

Have fun exploring these terrific resources, and I hope you enjoy your weekend!